Greenline Tree Service prides itself on providing complete tree
health care. This involves more than just pruning and tree removal.
Trees in urban areas require special care. Urban trees live in harsh
conditions. The soil is often compacted and lacks required nutrients
and organic matter.
Protect your trees from the impact of human activities!
Essentials for Healthy Growth
These five healthy tree care solutions are at the core of King Tree
Plant health is greatly dependent upon the amount of organic matter
available. Healthy soil is the key to providing the micro and
macro-nutrients necessary for healthy growth.
~ Roots are like lungs. Soils must have adequate air pore space for
~ well understood but underestimated
~ can achieve many of the plant health objectives in one practice
plus much more
5. Insure an
adequate root zone
~ protect and provide
barriers for root zones now and the future
We do not advocate the use of chemicals in any horticulture
The combinations of the above and soil science along with the
planting of Carolinian plants helps with the conservation of water,
nutrients, soil and negates the need for chemicals and fertilizers.
While most tree care companies sell costly fertilizing programs to
their customers, we, through the above horticulture practices,
encourage trees and plants to become self sufficient.
These simple ideas rely less on our precious natural resources.
trees may require a tree surgeon.
Trees are the greatest feature of our Canadian landscape in parks,
forests, and specimen trees are highly valued by all. Most damaged
trees can probably be saved with appropriate treatment. Trees are
survivors. Act now so that they may return to their noble state.
Fertilize ~ spring or fall, when tree roots are actively growing
Mulch ~ any time
Water ~all plants especially evergreens in the fall
avoid winter burn
Aeration ~ any time
Pruning ~ see pruning page
For Your Trees
Our tree care company is eminently qualified for this important work
as we employ a qualified horticulturist and arborist. Before you
trim, prune or attempt to remove a tree or shrub, donít hesitate to
ask for a consult, as often we can provide alternatives or help you
safely care for your trees.
~ Disease ~ Injury Diagnosis
A thorough diagnosis can best determine a plan to invigorate your
trees to prevent or defend themselves from further injury.
Diagnosis of tree problems requires a thorough knowledge of plants,
botany, soil science, climate horticultural practices, entomology
spots and blotches, stem dieback, cankers, poor growth, wilting,
yellowing and galls
of Tree Stress
causes of injury or disease can be both biotic or abiotic and more
importantly if it is infectious.
Abiotic stresses would include nutrient, water, air, temperature and
salt stresses. Biotic stresses would include insects, bacteria,
fungi and viruses to name just a few.
Leading Causes of Tree Stress
* Over and under watering
* Over and under fertilization
* Physical root damage due to building renovation etc.
* Poor soil quality
Tree Care Tips
* Water during a drought
* Provide nutrients and a good rooting environment through mulching
* Pruning promotes a more efficient nutrient transport
to trees in BC include:
* Emerald Ash Borer
* Asian Long Horned Beetle
* Oak Wilt Disease
* Gypsy Moth
Our Greenline Tree team are experts in Horticulture, Arboriculture
and Forestry. We have the necessary knowledge to monitor, inspect
and offer sound diagnosis and treatment options for your small or
large tree problems.